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In treatment of:
Postpartum and post abortion bleeding,prevention of postpartum haemorrhage,treatment of excessive uterine bleeding,active mgt of the 3rd stage of labour
4.Tingling in fingers and toes
5.Pre-cordial distress and pain
1.Hypersensitivity to Ergotamine
2.Coronary vascular disease
4.Peripheral and occlusive vascular diseases
8.Ischemic heart diseases
1.Avoid alcohol and smoking
2.Drug should be discontinued at once after the occurrence of tingling in the fingers or toes
Beta-Blockers, Methysergide & Smoking: Increased risk of vascular occlusion due to peripheral ischaemia.
Oral Contraceptives: Risk of thrombosis increased.
Marcrolides: Acute ergotism manifested as peripheral ischaemia.
Vasodilators: Dangerous hypertension may occur.
Sympathomimetic Agents like Adrenaline: Enhance vasoconstrictor effects.
Oral/sublingual: Initial dose: 2 mg repeat 1 - 2 mg every 30 minutes if needed.
Maximum daily dose: 6 mg / day
Maximum weekly dose: 10 mg / week
Inhalations: Initial dose: 1inhalations repeat the same dose after 5 minutes if necessary.
Maximum dose: 6 inhalations / day or 15 inhalations / week.
Suppositories: Initial dose: 2 mg per rectum repeat after 60 minutes if needed.
Maximum dose: 2 suppositories /day or 5 suppositories/ week.